How Digital Assessment Standards Give You Control Over Testing Data

As educators look to turn the chaos of 2020 into a sustainable strategy, it’s clear instructors and learners alike will continue to rely on digital tools. A robust, virtual toolkit emerged in the pandemic; despite classroom upheaval, many instructors found value in learning technologies and want to continue implementing them in remote or hybrid learning […]

Using Portable Custom Interactions to Measure 21st Century Skills

Teaching mathematics and science requires much more than simply imparting core knowledge and ideas. Students must immerse themselves in practices that allow them to develop cross-curricular skills such as calculating, modeling, problem-solving, and reasoning if they are to succeed in a world that increasingly utilizes science and technology. In the past, it’s been difficult to […]

Minimizing Inequalities in Student Access to Exam Technology

The pandemic has cast a harsh light on digital divide in education across the world, highlighting both new and existing dimensions of inequality when it comes to accessing the exam technology and support now required for hybrid or distant learning. We have seen that this digital divide disproportionately affects students in low income geographical areas, […]

4 Ways to Ensure Academic Freedom in Remote Learning

The term “academic freedom” has been around for over a century. It refers to teachers’ and students’ freedom to teach, study, and pursue knowledge and research without unreasonable interference or restriction from law, institutional regulations, or public pressure. Educators, faculty, and institutional leaders have historically worked to maintain academic freedom, but recent spikes in online […]

How to Build Streamlined Language Assessments

Language proficiency exams are critical for many ESL (English as a Second Language) students in the US, often serving as a requirement for a high school diploma. It’s the school’s responsibility to set up these students for success — which often means creating syllabi and practice exams, providing tutors, and offering other support programs. Another […]

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